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(Almost) guilt free chocolate cake

Updated: Jun 8

Delicious gluten-free moist chocolate cake made with beans!


Chocolate cake made with beans
Gorgeous (nearly) guilt-free chocolate cake

This delightfully light and delicious cake substitutes flour with beans. Brown sugar can be used instead of white, and if you run out of icing sugar, whack some sugar in the blender !


Gluten Free Chocolate Cake

Ingredients

  • 420 g can kidney beans, drained

  • 1 tbs coffee (liquid)

  • 1 tbs vanilla extract

  • 70 g cocoa powder

  • 1 tsp baking powder

  • 1/2 tsp bicarbonate of soda

  • 1/4 tsp salt

  • 125 g butter

  • 5 eggs

  • 180 g sugar

Method

Puree together with the beans, water/coffee, 1 egg, and vanilla until smooth.

  1. In a bowl, combine butter and sugar until pale and fluffy.

  2. Add the remaining eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition.

  3. Add bean mixture and beat until well combined.

  4. Mix in Add cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda, and salt

  5. Bake for approximately 35 minutes at 180C. (It bakes just fine even in an old gas oven with no grill; it just took a bit longer - approximately 1 hour.)

With thanks to recipes.com.au



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